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Body Politics, Abortion and LGBT Rights in Poland

27 October 2016
This evening discussion brings together academics, including philosopher and gender specialist Marzenna Jakubczak (Cracow), with activists and artists. It forms part of a wider research project on Gendering Democracy, and is hosted by Dr Urszula Chowaniec in cooperation with the qUCL network. More...

Starts: Oct 27, 2016 12:00:00 AM

Populism in Historical Perspective

11 November 2016
The last decade has seen the rise of politicians, parties and governments to whom the label ‘populist’ can usefully be applied - in Europe and elsewhere. But media responses to this global shift tend to focus on recent phenomena, be these Brexit, Alternative für Deutschland, or Donald Trump. There has been less interest in historicising these phenomena. This symposium aims to historicise these phenomena, and locate them in an analysis of twentieth and twenty first century democracy.

Starts: Nov 11, 2016 12:00:00 AM

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UCL Ranking

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18 December 2014
UCL is the top-rated university in the UK for research strength in the new Research Excellence Framework 2014 published today, by a measure of average research score multiplied by staff numbers submitted.

CfP: Political Discourse

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26 March 2015
Bringing together political scientists and critical linguists, this conference will explore and debate the diversity of methods used to analyse political discourse in order to foster new collaborative areas of research.

Policy Briefings on Britain & Europe

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9 December 2014
Together with other partners, the European Institute has published seven policy briefings on Britain & Europe. The briefings form part of our larger Britain & Europe project which is funded by the European Commission. 

Transnational Monarchy: Rethinking the Habsburg Empire, 1804-1918

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8 December 2014
Professor Axel Körner has been awarded a Major Research Fellowship from the Leverhulme Trust to work on his new project "Transnational Monarchy. Rethinking the Habsburg Empire, 1804-1918". 

CfP: PADEMIA workshop in Berlin

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9 January 2014
The call for Proposals for the next workshop hosted by PADEMIA is now out. The latest workshop, to be held in Berlin, has the theme "EU communication transformed" 

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